04/12/2010
Just days after its release, the promise of a free iPad has become the latest trick that scammers are using to get your credit card number, gain access to your personal information, or sell you merchand..
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03/23/2010
The BBB is warning older adults nationwide about the reemergence of a telephone scam first seen in 2008 that preys on grandparents who think they are helping their grandchildren who are in distress.
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02/11/2010
The Better Business Bureau today released a list of the top 10 scams of 2009 based on the types of complaints that the BBB received nationwide. Scammers targeted people who were struggling during the to..
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01/25/2010
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an email scam labeled “FINAL NOTICE FROM FBI.” Although “phishing” scam emails are not new, the language in this email is more aggressive and threat..
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12/28/2009
It happens every year, you get or give one or more gifts that just aren’t quite right. You can either re-gift the present or you can return or exchange it for something more appropriate. A survey by The..
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12/28/2009
The holidays are a time when we reflect on how fortunate we are, even in a tight economy. This is also a time when we want to help other people who are less fortunate by giving to charitable organizatio..
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12/08/2009
Don’t let fraud or identity theft ruin your holiday season. There are a variety of ways scammers can take advantage of goodwill during the holidays – and often, these scams target older adults. To safeg..
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12/01/2009
Were you one of the 100 million people who shopped online on Cyber Monday? If so, be on the lookout for phishing scams posing as holiday shipping and mailing services. The Better Business Bureau is warn..
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12/01/2009
Forty-four percent of holiday shoppers make purchases online. Every year, scammers devise online schemes to trick online shoppers into divulging personal information such as credit card numbers. If you ..
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11/18/2009
The online shopping season is in full swing and will peak within the first week of December. If you are planning to buy gifts online or from Infomercials on television, the Better Business Bureau has a ..
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